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Covid-19: Latest Government Guidance - England

Posted on 2021-12-02

The new precautionary measures announced by the Prime Minister came into effect earlier this week for England to protect against the new Omicron variant.

This is a reminder that all LDWA activities in England must adhere to current local and national Government guidance. The LDWA is not imposing any further rules:

  • Face coverings are legally required indoors in shops and on public transport services

  • Turn away people with Covid-19 symptoms

For challenge events:

  • Risk Assessments are required.

  • Indoor locations used for challenge events must have appropriate cleaning, hygiene and ventilation in place.

  • Consider displaying the NHS QR code so that walkers can check in.

  • Consider using the NHS Covid pass to reduce transmission at the venue.

  • Put in place a communications plan to share Covid-19 measures in place for the event. This should include an attendee code of behaviour (don't attend if you show symptoms!)

  • Work closely with partners - local authorities, transport operators and safety advisory groups.

Full details are available here.

Latest events and attractions guidance is available here.

Guidance for grassroots sport participants and providers is here.


Stuart Bain
NEC Risk Officer

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